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Old 10-03-2007, 05:34 PM   #1
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Picked mine up today, $110 bucks full. How many kegs should I expect to go through without filling it up again?

 
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Old 10-03-2007, 05:39 PM   #2
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I'm still working through my 20 pounder that I got in March. I think I'm a moderately heavy user.

 
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Old 10-03-2007, 05:46 PM   #3
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I'm still working through my 20 pounder that I got in March. I think I'm a moderately heavy user.
Very cool, that's what I was hoping.

 
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:01 PM   #4
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Ditto, Picked my last one up in May and it is still 3/4 and we brew weekly to replace what we drink.

 
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:03 PM   #5
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Ditto, Picked my last one up in May and it is still 3/4 and we brew weekly to replace what we drink.
Know anyone with a cheap fridge or chest freezer for sale in Dallas, Drunkensatyr?

 
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:08 PM   #6
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I have a 20 pounder and just went through a full-sized keg of Linies Sunset Wheat. The meter is reading just below the "red zone," but I'm pretty sure it's got plenty left as long as there's no leak. How can I tell if it's really about to empty out?

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Old 10-03-2007, 06:11 PM   #7
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I have a 20 pounder and just went through a full-sized keg of Linies Sunset Wheat. The meter is reading just below the "red zone," but I'm pretty sure it's got plenty left as long as there's no leak. How can I tell if it's really about to empty out?

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Hmm, I read it should stay at about 800 until it's running low, then it will hit the red zone. I think you have a leak if you've only gone through one keg.

 
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:25 PM   #8
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Know anyone with a cheap fridge or chest freezer for sale in Dallas, Drunkensatyr?
craigslist... that's where I got a like new 9' chest freezer for $125.

http://dallas.craigslist.org/search/...hest%20freezer

http://dallas.craigslist.org/hsh/401391121.html (15 ft for $150!!)


 
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:31 PM   #9
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I've pushed two 1/2 bbl kegs and force carbonated/served every 15 gallon batch of beer since last October with a single 20# tank. It's still "in the green."
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:07 PM   #10
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Know anyone with a cheap fridge or chest freezer for sale in Dallas, Drunkensatyr?
Damn, I JUST gave my old one away for free about 2 months ago....

 
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